Belding Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Belding Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
W of Watkins Island, Biscoe Islands, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; called Isla Helicóptero by AAE (Argentina. MM, 1959a, p.247); in association with the names of pioneers of cold-climate physiology grouped in this area, named after Harwood Seymour Belding (b. 1909), American physiologist, formerly Director, Quartermaster Climatic Research Laboratory, Lawrence, Mass., who initiated research on cold-climate clothing (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Isla Belding (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 6).
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